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New Delhi: With Assembly polls in Himachal Pradesh around the corner, the BJP is seeking to garner the support of spiritual leaders with large followings in the state. As a part of this exercise, BJP MP Anurag Thakur recently visited the headquarters of the influential Radha Soami sect in Beas, nearMore
Published 22-Oct-2017 19:57 IST
Shimla: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his cabinet colleagues are among an array of leaders who will try to woo voters in favour of the BJP ahead of the November 9 assembly elections in Himachal Pradesh, it was announced on Sunday. However, the ruling Congress is yet to announce its leaders whoMore
Published 22-Oct-2017 19:30 IST
Shimla: As many as 95 nominations were filed, on Saturday, for the November 9 Himachal Pradesh Assembly polls. With this, the total number of nominations filed for the polls so far has gone up to 195. The last day for filing nominations is October 23. There will be no nomination filing on Sunday.
Published 22-Oct-2017 07:41 IST
New Delhi/Shimla: The Congress on Sunday announced the second and third lists of candidates for the November 9 assembly polls in Himachal Pradesh which include Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh's son Vikramaditya. He will be contesting from Shimla Rural -- a seat his father is currently representing.More
Published 22-Oct-2017 18:33 IST | Updated 20:27 IST
Shimla: As many as 73 candidates filed their nominations for the November 9 Himachal Pradesh Assembly polls on the fourth day of filing papers on Friday, taking the total number of nominations filed so far to 100.
Published 21-Oct-2017 07:50 IST
Dharamshala: Uttam Choudhary, the OBC wing chief of Himachal BJP, on Friday announced that he would contest the November 9 state Assembly polls as an Independent from Kangra as the party had not given a ticket to him. Expressing his anguish, he told a rally, "This has happened with me earlier also.More
Published 20-Oct-2017 19:51 IST
Shimla: Congress leader and six-time Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Friday revealed he and his family has no vehicle but movable assets worth over Rs 9.5 crore. Interestingly, the octogenarian Congress leader owns jewellery more than his wife Pratibha Singh. His jewellery worthMore
Published 20-Oct-2017 19:32 IST
Shimla: Six-time Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Thursday filed his nomination from the Arki Assembly constituency in Solan district for the November 9 state polls. Singh had vacated the Shimla (rural) seat for his son Vikramaditya Singh and shifted to Arki.
Published 20-Oct-2017 15:41 IST
Chamba: At least six people were injured after a concrete bridge, linking Chamba town in Himachal Pradesh with Pathankot in Punjab, collapsed on Thursday due to sheer negligence. The injured have been taken to Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College and immediate treatment has been given to them.
Published 20-Oct-2017 10:01 IST | Updated 10:12 IST
Shimla: At least five people were injured when a crucial concrete bridge linking Chamba town in Himachal Pradesh with Pathankot in Punjab collapsed on Thursday, an official said. It is unclear what caused the collapse of the bridge midway on the Chamba-Pathankot national highway. The double-laneMore
Published 19-Oct-2017 20:09 IST
Shimla: Congress leader and six-time Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh will file his nomination papers for the November 9 assembly polls on Friday while his arch rival and BJP leader Prem Kumar Dhumal is yet to decide a date to file papers. This time both political rivals are tryingMore
Published 19-Oct-2017 15:43 IST
Shimla: Himachal Pradesh Governor Acharya Devvrat and Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Thursday greeted people on Diwali. The festival of lights symbolises joy and happiness, celebrates victory of good over evil and light over darkness, the Governor said in a statement.
Published 19-Oct-2017 09:19 IST
New Delhi: Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadhra Singh will contest the November 9 Assembly polls in the state from Arki while state Congress chief Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu will contest from Nadaun, according to the first list of 59 Congress candidates declared on Wednesday.
Published 18-Oct-2017 22:14 IST
New Delhi: The BJP appears to have decided to contest the upcoming assembly elections in Himachal Pradesh without declaring a chief ministerial face. After toying with the idea of projecting Union Minister J.P. Nadda as a possible Chief Minister face, the party has reportedly decided to fight theMore
Published 18-Oct-2017 20:53 IST
New Delhi: Former Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal will contest from Sujanpur in the Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections while state BJP chief Satpal Singh Satti will re-contest from Una, according to the BJP's list of candidates released on Wednesday. The BJP announced its list of 68 candidates forMore
Published 18-Oct-2017 17:16 IST | Updated 17:29 IST
Shimla: A man was burnt alive when a fire broke out at a dhaba here late this evening, police said. The fire reportedly broke out after a leaking cylinder caught fire which exploded later along with three other cylinders in succession with deafening noise, fire brigade officials said.
Published 18-Oct-2017 08:18 IST
New Delhi:The first list of Congress candidates for the Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections is likely to be out on Wednesday after a meeting of the central election committee headed by party chief Sonia Gandhi. Sources in the party said the central election committee (CEC) is likely to meet onMore
Published 17-Oct-2017 20:59 IST
New Delhi: The Election Commission (EC) has sent detailed instructions to the Chief Electoral Officers (CEOs) of poll-bound Himachal Pradesh and Gujarat for mandatory use of VVPAT machines at all polling stations and counting of paper slips in the coming assembly polls. The poll panel has directedMore
Published 17-Oct-2017 20:35 IST
Shimla: To cater to the rush ahead of Diwali, Himachal Roadways Transport Corporation (HRTC) on Tuesday announced it will ply additional buses within and outside the state, an official said. "Additional buses will ply from Delhi, Chandigarh, Shimla and Baddi to different parts of the state onMore
Published 17-Oct-2017 12:01 IST
Shimla: Acting tough ahead of the November 9 assembly polls, the Himachal Pradesh High Court on Tuesday directed the state election officials to ensure that no defacement of public property by any political party takes place in the run-up to the electoral exercise. A division bench, comprising ofMore
Published 17-Oct-2017 11:43 IST

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